We have lots of events going on in April for students!

By: Jen Greenwood

April 3, 2017

If you are currently a student and interested in attending any of the following events, please visit the Campus Common events calendar for links to register!

Featured Event: Interior Design Career Week!

Our Interior Design Career Week will feature an Industry Professional speaking every night for a total of four nights. We encourage all Interior Design, Kitchen and Bath Design, and Residential Planning students to sign up and attend every session.

Keynote Speaker Charisse Johnston, ASID, IIDA, LEED AP

Principal | STEINBERG; Chair, ASID National Board of Directors

When: Monday 4/10/2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST

Guest Speaker – Beth Bronkema, Senior Talent Acquisition for Herman Miller

When: Tuesday 4/11/2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST

Guest Speaker – Michelle Gravitt, Interior Designer working with Carver & Associates, Hospitality Contract Services

When: Wednesday 4/12/2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST

Guest Speaker- Ryan Ben, Student Engagement and Advancement Manager for IIDA (International Interior Design Association)

When: Thursday 4/13/2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST


Featured Event: Graduate Recognition Ceremony- Winter Quarter 2017

When: Wednesday 4/26/2017, 8:00pm-9:30pm EST

About: Please join us for our first quarterly graduate recognition ceremony! We will be honoring our Winter Quarter 2017 graduates, honor graduates, and best in show portfolio winners. This event is open to all students and faculty. We encourage all to attend and celebrate the achievements of our graduates!


Library Services Hosted Events:

Demographic Resources

When: Thursday 4/13/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: Do you need to find demographic information for a class assignment? This webinar will discuss sources for finding national and international current and historical statistics from library resources. This event is open to all students.

Attn: Fashion Students! Doneger Creative Services Event

When: Sunday 4/23/2017, 6:00pm-7:00pm EST

About: Doneger, which provides seasonal color and trend predictions, runway analysis, retail and street reporting from around the globe, recently updated their site to include expanded content, improved usability, and added features. Join this session to learn more about the Doneger site and these updates. This event is open to all students.

Literati by Credo

When: Monday 4/24/2017, 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

About: Do you first search Google before you think? If this applies to you, be sure to attend this informative session on the library resource, Literati by Credo. The session will cover everything from doing basic searches to topic pages to the mind map.

Advertising and Marketing Resources

When: Saturday 4/29/2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

About: This session will detail the online library's resources for people in the Advertising and Marketing programs, as well as sources that will help you research businesses.


Student Services Hosted Events:

AIO Student Experience Welcome Webinar

When: Wednesday 4/19/2017, 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

About: A great event for new students! The Online Student Support Specialists invite you to take part in a live orientation session right from your computer. This time will be spent reviewing the many resources in the Student Portal and navigation in the graded course. During this time, you will also have an opportunity to order a student id, register for other events, and learn how to use your student email. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session at the scheduled time.

Graduation Information Session

When: Wednesday 4/12/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: You are invited to join our Online Student Services team for an informational webinar discussing everything you need to know about Graduation! Whether you have graduated already or are graduating soon, we want to ensure you have a positive experience as you finish out your last few courses with us. This webinar will provide information on the following topics: your diploma, transcripts, portfolio shows, commencement, career services, and the alumni website. You'll also have an opportunity to ask questions as well. We look forward to seeing you there!


Student Organization Events:

National Technical Honor Society: Spring Induction Ceremony

When: Tuesday 4/4/2017, 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: Please join the student chapter of National Technical Honor Society in welcoming new members. This event is open to all students. All current and new NTHS members are highly encouraged to attend!

Kappa Pi: Spring Induction Ceremony

When: Wednesday 4/12/2017, 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

About: Please join the student chapter of Kappa Pi in welcoming new members. This event is open to all students. All current and new Kappa Pi members are highly encouraged to attend.

Online Volunteers Club Monthly Meeting

When: Monday, 4/17/2017, 1:00pm- 2:00pm EST

About: Online Volunteers is a network of students and faculty who are interested in volunteering. Join faculty advisor for our Online Volunteers Club, Natalie Hruska, to learn more about the club and the launch of our new group project. Natalie will also be discussing the unique resources available in the club to help students find volunteer opportunities for professional development. Natalie will also be giving information about an award opportunity in the Club and announcing the winner of a recent logo contest. This event is open to all students!

IGDA Weekly Meetings

When: Every Wednesday night! 9:00pm-10:00pm EST

About: IGDA’s national goal is to provide and promote a better understanding of the functions of game developing, game play and game distribution. In addition, IGDA offers members the opportunity to network and build contacts with each other and professionals in the industry and give hands-on experience. IGDA enhances its members' abilities and promotes fellowship and the free exchange of ideas.


Instructor Hosted Events:

Attn: Interior Design Students- Creating Sheets and Plotting in AutoCAD

When: Tuesday 4/11/2017, 1:00pm-2:00pm EST

About: This workshop will demonstrate how to create sheets in AutoCAD using layouts, create and import title blocks, copy layouts, and create a black and white pdf.  After the demonstration there will be open question and answer.

Social Media Event: Introduction to Facebook Pages and Privacy Settings

When: Monday 4/24/2017, 12:30pm-1:00pm EST

About: Building a professional social media presence is important for any student/designer. Facebook is one platform available to you. During this webinar, full-time faculty member, Mike Soliday, will discuss Facebook pages and privacy settings. A Facebook page is a profile page that can be created for businesses, brands, and other organizations. Creating a page will allow you to create a presence on Facebook, and keep it separated from your individual profile. We will also be discussing Facebook privacy settings. When you are in the virtual world, be it an online class discussion, Facebook page, or an email, you may be exposed to some private or personal information that needs to be handled with great care. What do you think would happen if private information "got into the wrong hands?" Embarrassment? Hurt feelings? Loss of an employment opportunity? We will go over a variety of settings that you can change within Facebook that will help prevent these type of issues. See you there!

Photo Live: Camera Basics

When: Wednesday 4/26/2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm EST

About: Join full-time faculty member, Brianna Burnett, as she demonstrates and discusses basic DSLR camera functionality. You are encouraged to come to the session prepared with your own DSLR camera and manual. This session is highly encouraged for Digital Photography students but is open to all students!

Mad Professor’s Drawing Club

When: Several sessions this month!

      • Every Tuesday this month! 8:00pm-9:00pm EST
      • Every Friday this month! 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
      • Every Sunday this month (No 4/30 session)! 3:00pm-4:00pm EST

About: Hosted by Professor Nina Stanley, these interactive drawing sessions will focus on techniques used in gesture drawing of humans and animals in various media formats. The sessions will feature live gesture drawing of figures and animals, anatomical study, media demonstrations, and will offer general artistic fun and comradery! These sessions are open to everyone!

ART1000 Live!

When: Every Wednesday night! 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

About: The full-time faculty staff of the General Education Art Department will be hosting these one hour, weekly sessions to help you enrich your grasp of the material and gain useful assignment guidance. Individual questions will be answered so come ready to talk or just sit back and listen in. Extra credit will be offered! Students may earn 10 points per week for a total of 30 extra credit points in ART1000 for attending.

MTH1010 Live!

When: Sessions every Monday night! 7:30pm-8:30pm EST

About: You are invited to a 60-minute weekly informal study session with a full-time math faculty member every Monday evening. These weekly sessions are designed to answer any questions you may have, help you enrich your grasp of the material and gain useful assignment guidance. Attending each session is worth 10 bonus points for a maximum of 30 points toward the total points earned for the MTH1010 course. Please come prepared with specific questions to help you best. Certainly all questions are welcome but general questions are difficult to answer in a short period of time.

Art History Live!

When: Sessions every Monday night! 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

About: What can art reveal to us about the world? About ourselves? Each week join art history faculty and students for an in-depth exploration and discussion of art work. Feel free to engage in the conversation or sit back and listen. Extra credit offered to those taking art history classes. 



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By: Jen Greenwood

April 3, 2017